Caron: celebrating 100 years of technicolour with this glorious yarn – guest blog post

Caron yarn birthday

Caron is celebrating its 100 year anniversary and this yarn brand continues to go from strength to strength because it delivers amazing results and the colour choice is quite simply vast. Crochet is all about colour and letting your imagination run riot. Caron Simply Soft offers an exceptional range of colours and it’s Aran weight, which will please a great many of you. It is a super soft yarn with an alluring touch of sheen, in beautiful clean shades and with no dye lots.

Caron Simply Soft is 100% acrylic and comes in 170g balls giving approximately 288m of yarn/315yards (solid colours), so the yardage is superb, making it truly brilliant value. Caron Simply Soft is machine washable and can be tumble dried at a low temperature, so you can keep your projects looking in tip top condition whether it’s a baby blanket or your favourite shrug or throw.

You will love the versatility that Caron Simply Soft offers. It’s a yarn that’s ideal for the whole family whether you’re looking for toys, baby garments, fashion projects for all ages or inspiring designs for the home. You can crochet up a storm and get a great deal of results for your money as it has an RRP of just £4.99 per ball.

There are also hundreds of patterns to choose from using Caron Simply Soft and it’s available from a number of key suppliers:

Caron Simply SoftWhat better way to celebrate 100 years of Caron yarns than with a beautiful motif afghan? You’ll crochet 100 unique, colorful motifs, each one representative of a year of Caron! With so many shades of Caron Simply Soft to choose from, the possibilities are endless.

Hatosaurus – for your loveable little monster.

Caron Hatosaurus

Pink Ribbon Shawl – to take you from day time chic to evening elegance. Perfect for weddings or summer BBQs.

Caron shawl

Garden Flower Shawl – quite simply stunning, crocheted using Caron Simply Soft.

Caron GardenFlowers Shawl

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